Highlights

  • Discover Reykjavik, the northernmost capital city of the world
  • See the countryside during the Golden circle tour
  • Take a walk behind the Seljalandsfoss waterfall
  • Make a selfie with the Icelandic horses
  • Try shark meat, the local delicacy... 
  • Relax in natural geothermal baths at Secret Lagoon  
  • Follow geysers burst  
  • Go whale watching

Come and explore the land of ice and fire! Iceland will show you landscapes that you have never seen before in the nordic nations. This small island in the middle of the Northern Atlantic is famous for its natural wonders. Check out the famous Golden Circle, relax in the Secret Lagoon, take pictures of breathtaking waterfalls and walk around in the northernmost capital of the world!

What is included

key

Accommodation for 5 nights in hostels

bed-linen

Bedlinen

breakfast

5 breakfasts

road-sign

Guided walk in Reykjavik

tour-guide

Service from Timetravels tour guide

excursion

Transport in a tourist bus for 4 days

ticket

Entrance to a Shark Museum

tour

Visit to Geothermal baths

tour

Visit to an Icelandic horse farm

For extra cost

travel

Flights to/from Iceland

bus

Airport-Reykjavik-Airport transfer

(possible to book through Timetraves)
towel

Towel

travel

Activities not marked as included

Meals

Meals except for breakfasts

insurance

Travel insurance

(highly recommended!)

Sample itinerary

DAY 1 – ARRIVAL DAY

Individual arrivals from the airport. Arriving from Keflavík Airport (50km): FlyBus and Airport Express run to a schedule connecting with every flight and drop you off in the center (you can save money if you buy return ticket)
17:00 Meeting your tour manager at the HLEMMUR SQUARE HOSTEL, (Laugavegur 105). Info-meeting in the common room and check-in to the rooms.
18:00 Leaving the hostel for an orientation walk around Reykjavik center. After that free time for dinner or drinks.

DAY 2 - REYKJAVIK, KERID, REYNISFJARA, VIK, LAUGARVATN

07:30 – 08:30 Breakfast and check-out.
21:30-23:30 Gathering at the reception, ready to depart. Take all you need during the day to your hand luggage, have some snacks and water with you. We do a shopping stop on this day, please plan your dinner cooking to fit within 20min as the kitchens are rather small. We head towards South coast of Iceland and see two majestic waterfalls; Seljalandsfoss and Skógarfoss, the black sand beach Reynisfjara, take a look at the glacier Sólheimajökull and pay a visit to the town Vík.
The day finishes in Laugarvatn, a village surrounded by magical misty fells where we stay two nights.

DAY 3 – LAUGARVATN, GOLDEN CIRCLE

08:00 – 08:45 Breakfast.
09:00 Ready to explore the famous Golden Circle starting by Kerid volcanic crater lake followed by the majestic Gullfoss Waterfalls, The Great Geysir and Strokkur Geysir, which erupts in every eight minutes. During the day we take a bath in a geothermal lagoon, perfect temperature 38-40 degrees. Bring your swimsuit and towel, snacks and water. In the evening, feel free to discover the area of Laugarvatn on your own.

DAY 4 - LAUGARVATN, STYKKISHÓLMUR

08:00 – 08:45 Breakfast and check-out.
09:00 Departure towards the Snæfellsnes peninsula also called - Iceland in Miniature - due to a variety of sights. We start with Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO protected site where the Vikings founded the first democratic parliament in 930. On the 100 km long peninsula Snæfellsnes you find stunning scenery with fjord's, old volcanoes, golden beaches, lava fields and all crowned by the glistering glacier Snæfellsjökull. The mountain Snæfell was torn apart when the volcano collapsed and is seen as one of the planet's power centers. The day finishes in the picturesque seaside village of Stykkishólmur. There are restaurants in the village but you can use the hostel kitchen as well.

DAY 5 – STYKKISHOLMUR, REYKJAVIK (INCLUDED)

08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast and check-out.
09:40 Departure from the hostel and continue discovering Snæfellsnes. We start by visiting Bjarnarhöfn, a local shark museum where you learn about the life of the local fishermen and if you're feeling brave, taste some famous shark Hakarl. We move towards an Icelandic horse farm where you can pet the horses and take pictures with them.
18:00 We are back in the capital by the evening and you have free time to explore it.

DAY 6 – ELDING WHALE WATCHING (EXTRA ACTIVITY*) DEPARTURE BACK HOME

07:30 – 10:30 Breakfast.
08:30 Departure towards Elding Whale watching tour at the Old Harbour with the tour guide. Put your luggage to the storage room and dress up warmly, warm overalls available! (extra activity)
09:00 - 12:00 EldingWhale watching (may last longer).
11:00 The latest check-out from the hostel. Individual departures to the airport or exploring more if Iceland. The Blue Lagoon is situated close to the airport and can be booked individually.

 

*Extra activities description and prices are visible on the ''Guided activity'' section of this website page

Timetravels reserves the right to changes in the itinerary.

Accommodation

Timetravels - Aikamatkat